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Drawing on theories of the social construction of technology, Meikle stresses that selling plastic products and defining plastic culturally was a "complex interactive process" among makers, promoters, processors, and users (p.
submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) systems, but at a more conceptual level, it demonstrates how a social construction of technology approach to weapons procurement can be used both to critique existing theories and to provide new insights.
The organizing principle for this project is a combination of the modern approach known as the social construction of technology and a more traditional focus on those technological developments that became historical winners.
For example, there is no attention to institutionalist currents of research in this area, or to the vigorous research programs underway in the social construction of technology.
This hybrid corn juggernaut proved a classic example of what historians now call the social construction of technology.